“Bands this good deserve your attention”
Sean O: Resonance FM


The Rude Mechanicals often get compared to The Birthday Party/Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa, The Tigerlilies, early Roxy and Syd Barrett. Their style has been called Post-Punk, Swamp Blues, Dark Cabaret with the word psychedelic often thrown in. We particularly liked a recent suggestion - Psycho Cabaret. Creating a sound that Tom Robinson describes as “wild, wicked weirdness... a little bit Flying Lizards, a little bit Native Hipsters and a great deal like nothing you've heard before..." (Tom Robinson BBC6 Music).

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